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A Safe Approach to Swift Water Rescue

A Safe Approach to Swift Water Rescue

One important item in the surface water rescue standard (as in all the others) is the choice and utilization of the appropriate PPE.

October 1, 2017

Accepting Different Ways of Thinking

Large platforms do have maneuverability issues, and do take time to set up. This has to be compared with the time, pumps, hose, foam, and staffing needed to develop a 5,000 gpm stream.

October 1, 2017

Ground Ladders: Thinking Outside the Box

In FDNY manuals, there are techniques to use ladders to: bridge over alleyways (also used over excavations), to replace burnt-out stairs, and to bridge over fences (utilizing two ladders lashed together).

July 1, 2017

Rope Rescue: A Piggyback 4:1 Haul System

Rope Rescue: A Piggyback 4:1 Haul System

The piggybacked 4:1 haul system is the most efficient simple haul system because the greatest mechanical advantage is created with the fewest pulleys, thus minimizing friction within the haul system.

July 1, 2016

Initial Entry Training for First Responders